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US Saugus High School shootings: What you need to know about Santa Clarita, California

00:10  15 november  2019
00:10  15 november  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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  Saugus shooting live updates: At least 7 injured at high school, suspect at large At least seven people were injured— one critically — in a shooting at Saugus High School when a gunman opened fire on the Santa Clarita campus early Thursday, authorities said. The shooting was reported at the campus at 21900 Centurion Way about 7:40 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.Television footage from the scene showed a chaotic scene at the high school with teenagers walking in a line behind armed law enforcement officials with their arms raised in the air.Several students were placed on gurneys and transported to ambulances in the school’s parking lot.

On November 14, 2019, at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita , California , United States, a student with a pistol, identified as 16-year-old Nathaniel Berhow, shot five schoolmates, killing two

A shooter at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita , California , on Thursday killed two students and injured three others, officials confirmed. What we know . Around 7:38 am local time, police received 911 calls about a shooting at Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita , California , Los

A school shooting that erupted Thursday morning took place in the third-most-populated city in Los Angeles County, a city that was once named the third-safest in the USA.

a truck is parked on the side of a road: Ambulances are parked outside of Saugus High School after reports of a shooting on Nov. 14, 2019 in Santa Clarita, Calif.© Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP Ambulances are parked outside of Saugus High School after reports of a shooting on Nov. 14, 2019 in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Two people died after gunfire ripped through Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, a suburb in Southern California.

Where is Santa Clarita?

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Santa Clarita is 30 miles from downtown Los Angeles.

Within Santa Clarita are four unincorporated neighborhoods: Canyon County, Newhall, Valencia and Saugus.

Santa Clarita is perhaps most well-known for being home to Six Flags Magic Mountain, located in the neighborhood of Valencia.

In 2014, Santa Clarita was named the third-safest city to live in America by Parenting Magazine, a statistic that was measured by the rate of violent crime and the number of sex offenders per capita, among other factors.

Last month's Tick Fire, which forced nearly 50,000 to evacuate, broke out near Santa Clarita.

How many people live in Santa Clarita?

Santa Clarita had 210,089 residents as of 2018, according to the U.S. Census.

Its demographics: 48.3% non-Hispanic white, 32.3% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Asian, 4.2% black or African American and almost 1% American Indian.

FBI, ATF, Sheriff’s Investigators Converge On Suspected Saugus High Shooter’s Home

  FBI, ATF, Sheriff’s Investigators Converge On Suspected Saugus High Shooter’s Home The area around Sycamore Creek and Mulberry Glen drives has not been shut down, but neighbors say they have seen all manner of law enforcement driving up and down the street Thursday morning, after the shooting at Saugus High School. Two students were killed in the shooting. The suspect, a 16-year-old Asian boy, is in custody but is being treated at a hospital after shooting himself in the head. He is in grave condition.The neighborhood is about a mile and a half away from Saugus High School.Agents from the FBI and ATF, along with investigators from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, were spotted at the home.

2 dead in shooting at Saugus High School in Southern California . By Alex Sundby, Sarah Lynch Baldwin, Victoria Albert. Students are comforted as they wait to be reunited with their parents following a shooting at Saugus High School November 14, 2019, in Santa Clarita , California .

What we know about the California school shooting suspect. Police said his home was searched after the shooting , and The Associated Press interviewed three of the suspect's friends. The boy lived with his mother in a modest home on a leafy street in Santa Clarita , a Los Angeles suburb of about

The city's median income is slightly more than $90,000.

What about Saugus High School?

Saugus High School is one of 10 high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District. It went under lockdown Thursday, along with neighboring middle school Arroyo Seco Junior High.

In the 2017-2018 school year, Saugus High School had 2,441 students in attendance, per the National Center for Education Statistics.

Its demographics are similar to that of Santa Clarita: 53% non-Hispanic white students, 31.6% Hispanic or Latino students, 7.2% Asian students and almost 2% black or African American students.

Contributing: John Bacon

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Saugus High School shootings: What you need to know about Santa Clarita, California

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